Hero

What Does It Mean in Poker?

Hero is a term used to refer to the player from whom viewers/listeners get their perspective when discussing a hand history. You would refer to yourself as the hero when discussing hands you’ve played with others, and you would refer to your opponent(s) as the villain(s). 

Example: “In this hand, Hero raises to 15 with KK UTG, and Villain calls on the button.”

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